'We could not help noticing, however, that dilapidation and vandalism were proceeding apace: one building after another falling into ruins, walls crumbling down, and roofs collapsing on the top of decayed colonnades.' (The Lama Temple Potala of Jehol). The city of Jehol is now known as Chengde and in 1956, Jehol province became part of Hebei province.
Source of Descriptive Information
Montell, G. (1935). The Lama Temple Potala of Jehol. Plan of the Monastery-Ground. Geografiska Annaler, Vol. 17, Supplement: Hyllningsskrift Tillagnad Sven Hedin (1935), pp. 175-184. Published by Blackwell Publishing on behalf of the Swedish Society for Anthropology and Geography. Retrieved from JSTOR at http://www.jstor.org/stable/519855?seq=4; Chengde. (2013). In Encyclopædia Britannica. Retrieved from http://school.eb.com/eb/article-27693